48 months
19100 USD/year
19100 USD/year
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The Department of Exercise Science, a unit of the School of Health Sciences, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science which emphasizes fitness and conditioning of individuals across the lifespan, promoting a movement-oriented lifestyle. Exercise Science is the second largest undergraduate program at Lindenwood University.


The Exercise Science program at Lindenwood University is closely aligned with the standards of practices of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The program will prepare you for several levels of certification through these leading organizations upon graduation. The program’s coursework is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Recognized Program for Strength and Conditioning (NSCA ERP).

The curriculum integrates research, instruction, evidence-based practice, and outreach programs. You will study physiology and functional adaptations to movement and exercise. Areas covered are body composition, cardiovascular and muscular fitness, fitness administration, program prescription and implementation including several laboratories with enriching hands-on experiences.

Lindenwood University Exercise Science faculty

The exercise science faculty at Lindenwood University is comprised of certified professionals who are instructors, mentors, and academic advisors ready to pass on their years of knowledge and experience to you. Smaller class sizes and easy accessibility to instructors at Lindenwood University makes for an excellent learning environment where you can excel and succeed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Principles for Optimal Performance
  • Exercise Testing
  • Exercise Prescription and Implementation
  • Physical Activity for Specific Populations
  • Health and Fitness Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you attended school within the United States: Have your school send your official transcripts directly to Lindenwood. 
    • If you attended school outside the United States: Please refer to the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) website to view the required documents needed for admission.
    • Standardized Test Score
    • Lindenwood University operates on a holistic, rolling admissions process, meaning that we look beyond test scores and GPA’s to evaluate each applicant on a more personal level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Charles

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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